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NBC
Mar 15, 2011 5:00pm EDT
to rate disasters that only rated linganore levels. >> the u.s. has already conducted helicopter missions along the battered coastline and found a few isolated communities of survivors. >> wease alan -- we found essentially hundreds of people, 100 at this place, to wonder at this place. it is just a matter of getting them out -- 200 at this place. it is just a matter of getting them out. >> the u.s. carrier ronald reagan is still off the shore of japan launching aircraft loaded with supplies. but the shift moved further on tuesday after some crewmembers tested positive for low levels of radiation. -- further out to sea after some crewmembers tested for low levels of radiation european pet energy officials are applying stress tests to their plant and germany officials have switched off some of their plants, one of them permanently. >> the nuclear crisis in japan comes just as america had finally started to get past its discomfort with nuclear power, caused more than 30 years ago by three mile island. >> it is called the nuclear present -- renaissance, the growing acceptance in recent years
NBC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm EDT
from his national security team as the u.s. sends more support to japan. >> an explosion in one reactor and fire in another sent dangerous levels of radiation into the air and left a boiling pool of nuclear fuel at the plant. >> we need now for everybody to move out of the 12-20 kilometer radius from the no. 1 plant. >> levels of radiation spite, then dropped sharply by the end of the day. the government impose a no-fly zone over the area for commercial aircraft. >> this was a double barrel whammy, as they say. >> the energy secretary sold -- told a senate panel backed an aircraft carrier arrived to detect radiation in the air and on the ground. others will monitors the sebec areas. >> we are managing teams at the consulate and military installations in japan. >> our sister station was told that it is important to provide constant oversight of our facilities here at home. >> i have already been instructed our nuclear regulatory agency to ensure that we take lessons learned from what is happening in japan and that we are constantly upgrading how we approach our nuclear safety in this cou
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
as u.s. and european countries continue pounding targets across -- targets across lib yeah. linda so is standing -- libya. linda so is standing by with the latest. >> reporter: he is vowing to fight long war but there's a strong message that he is not safe. u.s. and allied forces struck his compound just yards from his tent. the u.s. says he was not a target but the goal was to take out his military capabilities. it's unclear where he was during the attack. this is the second day of air strikes. international force pound the targets with cruise missiles stealth bombers and fighter jets. the u.s. says a no-fly zone is in place and will hand over control of the military operation to a european or nato led coalition in days. >> we will continue to support the coalition. we will be a member of the coalition. we will have a military role in the coalition. but we will not have the preeminent role. >> reporter: a u.s. official says he is not sure how long this military effort in libya will last or if qaddafi will step down. if you go to abc2news.com, we have posted the latest on the main pa
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 4:00pm EST
>>> u.s. soldiers slain. a gunman opens fire on a u.s. military bus. a man in custod neberlin -- custody in berlin. and the reason for the attacks. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >>> a gunman opens fire. two u.s. airmen are killed and two others hurt. randall pinkston has more on wjz. >> reporter: the shooter opened fire at the bus carrying u.s. air force personnel, set outside a terminal in frankfurt, germany. two other u.s. airmen were seriously wounded. president obama is promising to get to the bottom of the attack. >> we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place. and working with german authorities to ensure that all of the pern traitors are brought to justice. >> reporter: after firing his weapon, the gunman ran into a terminal, where authorities tackled him. he is now in police custody. investigators are looking into whether the shooting had any ties to terror groups. the airport is near ramstein air force base, the headquarters of the u.s. air force in europe. the victims were part of an air
NBC
Mar 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
radiation exposure here in the u.s. despite those concerns, the chairman of the regulatory commission explains why it is not likely the radiation could reach our country. >> based on the type of reactor design and the nature of the accident, we see a very low likelihood that there is any possibility of harmful radiation levels in the u.s. or in hawaii. >> that have already sent two experts to japan and have just deployed another team. the japanese government has also requested u.s. equipment to help cool the reactors. a baltimore man who is teaching in japan when the earthquake hit, chris godish, along with 400 others was forced to move into the junior high school because of the damage in the area. he said despite the food storage and unsanitary conditions, their greatest concern is radiation exposure. >> and nobody seems to know, you know, what level of risk we are at right now. they are saying there is radiation in the air. i am really concerned our health is at risk. >> godish hopes to evacuate to a safer area as soon as possible. meanwhile, his family hopes he will return to the s
NBC
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
. lawmakers continued to question the cost of the u.s. role. kate amara joins us live with more on the story. good morning to you. >> pressure mounting on the president. he is talking about the u.s. exit strategy. in the libyan capital, anti- aircraft fire lit up the sky once again. u.s.-led coalition forces continue to carry out air strikes. and now, nato war ships are patrolling off libya's coast, enforcing the u.n. arms embargo. >> at the same time, nato has completed plans to help enforce the no-fly zone. >> the white house wants to hand off control of the military operation within days. >> the united states' role once that environment is shaped is actually significantly reduced because we've got a broad-based international coalition, including arab states, that believe in the same thing that we do. >> meanwhile, pressure is mounting on the administration from members of congress. in a letter, house speaker john boehner demanded president obama outline objectives. a statement from democrat nancy pelosi saying u.s. participation is strengthened by consultation with congress. >> we can't a
NBC
Mar 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
for images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. >> president obama said the u.s. was not in imminent danger, our values were at stake. he stopped short of trying to force muammar gaddafi out. >> if we tried to -- will likely have to put u.s. troops on the ground. >> not an option. instead, hillary clinton is in london today, meeting with countries who want to see a new government in libya. pressure gaddafi to step down on his own. >> we tied up his financial assets. we have an embargo. he is getting weaker all the time. >> some say the president should have consulted congress first. nato takes over tomorrow. libya takes center stage in the lot -- in the fight for freedom. what about other countries like yemen that are facing similar uprisings? the president said wherever people want to be free, they will find a friend in the united states. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the president was effective in conveying his message? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or se
FOX
Mar 21, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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ABC
Mar 3, 2011 5:30am EST
will be allowed to continue. the u.s. supreme court ruled the church is protected under the first amendment. the sting of that decision felt right here in maryland. we have the response from a father who fought the westboro baptist church to the highest court in honor of his son, a u.s. marine killed in iraq. >> today marks the fifth anniversary that matthew snyder was killed in iraq. it's a difficult day for his dad only made harder by yesterday's supreme court ruling. this legal fight began about five years ago when members of the westboro baptist church showed up at the funeral of al snyder's son. matthew was killed in iraq. church members shoutedded their hateful message that matthew died because of this country's acceptance of homosexuality. the supreme court ruled the first amendment protects westboro baptist church's right to protest which now means the church has a license to picket funerals no matter how hurtful their message is. a member of that church says the ruling will intensify their picketing. al snyder says the most painful part is he'll have to pay westboro baptist church
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
new information for commuters. >>> right now u.s. navy war ships are moving closer to the coast of libya. the u.s. and its allies. >> charlie sheen isn't going away any time soon. where he suddenly showed up late last night and what his two live in girlfriends say about their lives together. good morning, i'm eun yang. >> i'm joe krebs. while you were sleeping the temperatures inside took a dramatic drop. inside where? inside the d.c. area, i guess. inside the beltway. we're taking a live look outside right now. 37 degrees at 6:00. >> it feels even colder, tom. >> we got a wind coming out of the north and west. partly cloudy. over washington quite a bit of sunshine today but that's not going help us out much unfortunately. look now, it's just near freezing in washington. and in the nearby suburbs of prince george's, article, fairfax and montgomery counties, right near the bay it is a little bit warmer but not much. just in the mid-30s there. i want has dipped into the 20s in the mountains. a within coming out of the north and west gusting 20 miles per hour. wind chills are in th
FOX
Mar 2, 2011 11:00pm EST
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CSPAN
Mar 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
and the u.s. involvement. one of the headlines in "the washington times" -- "the rebels move towards tripoli." the baltimore sun" with libya facing questions. the public and congress question the u.s. involvement. in "the wall street journal" this morning "the u.s. will not back intervention." we continue our discussion with involving the u.s. and its involvement in the situation in libya, two words. coming up, "regime change." what should the u.s. mission be as the situation continues to develop in libya and whether or not regime change should be on that list. the numbers are -- host: if you have called in the last 30 days, send us a message electronically. the e-mail address is journal@c- span.org. among the items in the paper talking about u.s. and its involvement in the libyan situation is this op-ed piece by fred stevens in "the wall street journal." "bolivia mission was never about regime change -- the libyan mission was never about regime change." in this, he quotes gates. "the mission was never about regime change." the article goes on to say "does this mean the mission accomplished"
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 6:00pm EDT
would send is that we believe very, very strongly in the u.s. justice system. and we are going to let the justice system prevail. >> reporter: prosecutor says that when detectives told the suspect's family members what she was accused of, she asked to speak to her family. she told them, i don't want to disappoint you. i'm sorry. in rockville, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, murray was a part-time grad student at johns hopkins. norwood is due back in court next month. bloodshed in baltimore. string of violent crimes. a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death at a gas station on edmondson avenue. three people were shot. one of those people were also died. since friday night, more than a dozen people were shot or stabbed in baltimore. >>> a 4-year-old is stabbed. wjz is live at city police headquarters. adam may explains there are still unanswered questions. >>> route now, police are still trying to figure out where that gun came from. and just hours ago, they learned it was not registered. >> reporter: sunday morning, on fern hill avenue in northwest baltimore, 4-year-old tays
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 4:00pm EDT
. >> the u.s. fighter jet goes down. but both airmen escape with minor injuries. joel brown reports for wjz, the u.s. is anxious to hand over control of the coalition attack. >> reporter: all that's left in libya is this burned-out shell. witnesses say the two pilots who ejected were here to control rebels. the pentagon blames equipment failure for the crash. the two pilots aren't badly hurt and are back in u.s. hands. it's the first loss but u.s. officials are calling it a success. >> virtually all are targeted. >> reporter: they launched another 24 missiles at moammar gadhafi's command center today. they extended the no-fly zone over eastern libya. the u.s. is eager to hand over control of the operation. >> a transfer within a few days is likely. >> reporter: it's still not clear just who the u.s. will turn over control to. either britain, france, or nato forces. still, many could say the job is far from done. >> reporter: the loosely controlled group is struggling to hold its ground. -- rebels say more and more civilians are dying inside the city, at the hands of gadhafi's men. >> report
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
belong to al-qaeda. >>> and u.s. supreme court justice skeela has been ticketed for causing an accident along the george washington parkway. the 75-year-old was on his way to the high court when he rear ended the car in front of him setting off a chain reaction. >>> mayor stephanie rawlings- blake will unveil her budgets today. in it, there's 8% less spending for the year of 2012. some of the cuts include reduced funding for the 311 center. the document doesn't include tax increases. >>> there's a surprise for cavaliers fans. opening lineups are announced for the heat. lebron james doesn't appear. >> lebron james. [crowd booing] >> lebron james was in the bathroom. the calvs got the last laugh. the heat lost. 102-90. >>> the orioles finished up spring chaining and broke records doing so. more than 115,000 fans finished up at a renovated smith stadium. ed smith stadium hosted ten sellouts. a average attendance was 70,200,019. that's a lot. >>> and the oriole's home opener is this monday. our special pregame coverage starts at 2:00 and stick around for the game itself. a full day of oriol
FOX
Mar 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
libian forces. >> rebels trying to advance on several cities but they are not organized and the u.s. is warning of a long stalemate. also following breaking developments concerning a u.s. war plane that crashed in a field near benghazi. the pilot of the f-15 e eagle was rescued and is okay. >> as doug luzader reports, the white house is trying to dial back the u.s. involvement in the mission. >> reporter: the u.s. plans to step back now from the primary leadership role in this libian operation just as the international consensus may be fraying. a reinvigorated opposition in eastern libya and a path of destruction on a high way of what remains of a gadhafi forces that was closing in on a rebel strong hold. the pounding on u.s. and coalition forces has begun to subside. the impetuous is on looking down the air space over the libian capital. >> with the growing capabilities of the coalition, i anticipate the no-fly zone will extend to dregga and disratta and tripoli. >> reporter: but some are questioning how this will play out. the bomb and missile attacks have gone beyond taking out a
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 5:00pm EST
at this hour. two u.s. airmen shot dead at this hour at an airport in germany. did the shooter act alone? or was he part of a big plot? randall pinkston reports on the shooting that wounded two others. >> reporter: the shooter opened fire as the bus carrying u.s. personnel set outside. killing the driver and a passenger. two other u.s. airmen were seriously wounded. president obama is promising to get to the bottom of the attack. >> we will spare no effort in learning how this outrageous act took place and working with german authorities to ensure that all of the perpetrators are brought to justice. >> reporter: after firing his weapon, the gunman, who was a kosovo citizen, ran into a terminal, where authorities tackled him. he's now in police custody. >> reporter: investigators are looking into whether the shooter had any ties to terror groups. the airport is near ramstein air force base. the headquarters of the u.s. air force in europe. the victims were part of an air force security team on their way to afghanistan. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> german chancellor angela mer
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 6:00pm EST
. >> i argue for the no-fly zone. and i think we could achieve it. >> reporter: the u.s. continues to move forces closer to libya. the president authorized u.s. military earthquake to evacuate. but the administration is trying not to get sucked into a mideast conflict. the president hopes they will make way for a new leadership. at the united nations, randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> venezuelan president hugo chavez is proposing mediation by a coalition of outside governments. and there are reports that gadhafi is willing to go along with that idea. >>> one of the u.s. largest defense contractors is cutting hundreds of jobs. it says it will eliminate 500 jobs. most of the cuts will be at the company's electronic systems division, based in anne arundel county. 150 workers were laid off last june. >>> up and down, up and down. our roller coaster temperatures continue. a live look outside now. it's been a sunny and clear day. but much colder than recently. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are tracking the swing. bob? >> if you thought it was cold, you're right. today's
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 11:00am EST
, celebrations in libya. protesters retain control of a city near the capital. why the u.s. government is questioning the mental state of moammar gadhafi. >>> plus, treasury secretary timothy geithner's plan to fix the housing market. he's on capitol hill right now. >>> another young star is in trouble. why singer christina aguilera was taken into police custody. with fios, when you're watching the picture, it just jumps out at you. -it was like, "wow!" -bam! [ male announcer ] decisions don't get any easier than this. now you can move up to fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year with no term contract required. [ mr. donovan ] we have more choices. so many more hi-def channels. with fios, i really feel like we're getting a great deal. [ male announcer ] call now and you'll get a special bonus: $100 back. but this is a limited time offer so don't wait. suddenly, hi-definition tv was really high-definition. the colors. the clarity. i didn't have that before. [ male announcer ] fios is a 100% fiber-optic network, with hd picture quality rated #1 by changewave resea
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 6:00am EDT
. the japanese deny that, but international authorities do believe it's overheating. the u.s. believes radiation levels there are extremely high. with conflicting reports coming from japan, the state department now warns americans to consider leaving or at least stay 50 miles away, 30 miles further than the japanese recommend. >> we are obviously advising american citizens that they listen to the nrc and the state department. >> some experts fear even that's not enough. >> 50 miles is not a safe distance to be in an emergency like that. >> the state department's organizing charter flights out of tokyo for what so far is a voluntary evacuation. president obama called japan's prime minister to promise continued support. and this morning, there are new numbers on casualties. 23 injured, missing, or hospitalized at the plant. nearly 5200 dead. and over 9000 still missing. the u.s. isn't the only country with stronger warnings than japan. germany and australia are now also urging their residents to leave. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> meanwhile, all the devastation in japan caused by the earthqua
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> the u.s. military says charter flights are leaving half fall from japan. many families have decided to stay. low levels of radiation have been detected in tokyo and beyond. tracie potts is in washington with the very latest. >> 600 americans are stuck north of sendai. the u.s. is sending in buses to get them. >> we're bringing in all available resources. we will protect american citizens who may in harm's way. >> not much has changed at the nuclear plant. it could take weeks to get the situation under control. the u.s. is now starting to collect its own data. >> when the united states says to evacuate up to 50 miles, there is a sound reason for that. >> basic physics and science says there cannot be any risk or harm to anyone here in the united states. >> few americans have boarded flights from japan. those who are coming home are being tested. >> we're screening passengers and cargo if there happens to be even a blip in terms of radiation. >> the fallout here at home. general motors is shutting down a plant because of a parts shortage from japan. nearly
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 5:30pm EDT
a table by the window. >>> so, do you need a job? forbes released the list of the top u.s. cities who need work. baltimore is number 8. salt lake city was in third and austin, texas was next. you have >>> you also may want to work on your credit score. there are more reports of job seekers denied work because of credit scores. in response to the situations, the maryland lawmakers are looking to limit the ability of businesses to run credit checks. >>> well, at&t strikes a big deal with t-mobile. they'll buy t-mobile for close to $40 billion. it will be the largest company in the u.s.. it would serve 43% of america's cell phones. for t-mobile customers it doesn't change anything. this could probably take about a year. >>> well firework you want -- well, if you want a quality education without spending all of your crash, you don't have to go for. howard county community college is a good bet for you. according to money magazine's article, it's affordable. it's where people are sending their children and saving thousands. >>> well, facebook is a lifeline for one student. how he used the socia
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 6:30pm EST
>> couric: tonight, rebels in libya beat back attempts by the army to retake lost territory. the u.s. steps up the pressure on cadmy to quit, but he's still not giving up. i'm katie couric. also tonight, deep trouble in the midwest. heavy rain and melting snow adds up to flooding that's sweeping through hundreds of homes. are teachers taking a lesson from the labor dispute in wisconsin? a union leader is giving some ground on the red-hot issue of tenure. and the american spirit. an artist who brings to life a world his eyes cannot see. from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. moammar qaddafi's latest offensive was a colossal failure and tonight he's more isolated than ever. troops loyal to qaddafi tried to retake three cities overnight but they were repelled by rebel forces. today in one of those cities, zawiyah, there were celebrations in the streets. the people are firmly in charge and demanding qaddafi go. secretary of state hillary clinton warned that unless he does, libya is at risk of a lo
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
. what more the u.s. could do to help in that ongoing fight. >>> and it's time to head home for one dancing with the stars contesting. we will -- contestant. we will tell you the first celebrity to get the boot but first the latest business news from new york. >> reporter: good morning. we begin your money scope report with home prices nearing new lows. a report finds that prices fell 3% in january in the 20 biggestcities of the nation. many expect the prices to fall father below the lows set two years ago during the recession. the supreme court appears to be leaning towards rejecting a sex discrimination class action lawsuit against wal-mart. justice implied the suit was unfair to the retailer and the women suing the company. part shortages are spreading among japanese automakers. toyota told u.s. dealers on tuesday to stop ordering more than 200 replacement parts. honda says the growing production at u.s. assembly plants to conserve their parts. the tallest hotel opened on tuesday in hong kong. the ritz-carlton occupies the top floors. that's the money report. thanks for watching.
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 6:30am EDT
. the u.s. department of education says they must pay $55,000 for waiting too long to warn people on campus about the shooter. in all, 32 people were killed april 16th, 2007 when twopeople were shot in a residence call and 30 more near a campus building. virginia it can official plan to appeal that decision. >>> the snow border in california is speaking out after a terrifying brush with death. james drummon was snow boarding -- drummond was snow boarding with friends and slipped. he was buried under a heavy mound of snow. drummond caught the experience on film with the camera attached to his helmet. you can see the snow trapped him after falling into a tree. he managed to call his wife and asked her to call 911 while he waited for hours to be rescued. so quick thinking and a little luck on his part. >> absolutely. it's amazing when that's caught on tape. >>> you may remember this whale, the orca that killed a trainer during a performance. well, he is scheduled to return to performing today at sea world, orlando. the 6-ton orca killed a woman a year ago this month. sea world says n
ABC
Mar 2, 2011 5:30am EST
nations estimates more than 1,000 people have died. libya's oil chief says production is cut in half. u.s. consumers are feeling the pinch. food prices in january rose the fastest they have since 2008. oil topped 100 dollars a barrel yesterday. gas is up 20 cents a gallon just this week alone. >> it's killing us. we don't go anywhere but work and home. >> we could see gasoline between 4 and $5 a gallon by memorial day, maybe sooner. >> in washington, federal reserve chairman bernanke says through tough economic recovery it is speeding up higher oil prices could be a huge threat. >>> most of the south continues dealing with the after effects of torrential downpours, one state is dealing with wild fires. >>> we will head down to florida where the fires burn house of acres. >>> and parts of one make city shut down after falling ice from the frigid weather results in multiple injuries. details coming up when "good morning maryland" returns. [ male announcer ] this is charlie whose morning flight to london starts with arthritis pain... and a choice. take tylenol now, and maybe up to 8 in a day
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:00pm EST
the poor, 100 programs to plant u.s. roads and rails. 82 programs and 10 agencies to promote quality teaching, untold billions wasted, says the gao report. republans say that as part of what they would cut out >> to make sure we are identifying areas of waste and duplicative regulation so we can get rid of that. >> today was just the first of many budget cuts to come. >> four months after republicans gained power here, they're left spending agenda is taking over. -- of their less spending agenda is taking over. >> it is only through mid march. if a compromise is not reached by then, then the government will shut down. how will that impact maryland? >> we are learning more about the two-week reprieve that is coming out of washington d.c. this afternoon. there's still concern from employees all over the state of maryland that work in federal agencies, like this complex behind me here in woodlawn. especially employees that worked through the 1995-96 federal shutdowns. >> in 1995 you were either in central or nonessential. it caused havoc with our k with people being off -- with our payc
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00pm EDT
by general electric. 23 are now in operation across the u.s. >> this is the system that has proved unreliable. >> paul gunter tells wjz, the aging mark 1 design is unsafe and should be shut down. >> it represents not only a bad design but an aging facility. any number of events could be the match that lights the next nuclear fire. >> reporter: but a spokesman for peach bottom says comparing fukushima to his plant is problematic. but peach bottom has more numerous safety inspections. and the tsunami caused many of the problems at fukushima, an event unlikely to happen here. >> please stay indoors with your windows closed. >> reporter: advocates also point to lessons learned from the partial meltdown on nearby three-mile island in 2009. saying the industry is now safer. >> the actions taken by the industry since 3-mile island has prepared us to deal with events just like japan and maybe even worse. >> reporter: japan's nuclear crisis, has caused concern. >> that's just something you deal with every day. it makes you think twice when you hear the sirens go off. >> it doesn't need to be a tsunami
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 5:00am EST
reopen the tunnel in time for the brunt of rush hour. >> thank you very much. >>> now the u.s. military is moving naval and air forces closer to libya as the crisis there intensifies. despite the positions the pentagon said u.s. officials have not decided if or how the military will intervene. the uss enterprise is one of two aircraft carriers in the region. u.s. and european allies stepped up travel and financial sanctions against libyan leader moammar gadhafi and his loyalists. foreign leaders want the dictator to stop attacks against protesters and step down after his 42 years in power. >>> now new this hour egypt just delayed the reopening of its stock exchange. latest of several days in the last month since protests led to hosni mubarak stepping down. a new reopening is scheduled for march 6th. >>> 5:04. to the shutdown showdown on capitol hill. today the u.s. house plans to vote on a two week extension to keep the government working while lawmakers battle the bigger budget for the rest the year. under the republican proposal, federal agencies would be fund through march 18th while
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
coast of the u.s. and canada. in the last hour, tsunami warning sirens have been going off in hawaii bracing for a tidal we've. the 8.9 earthquake one of the biggest to hit japan. the prime minister there calling for calm. the government calling for international assistance and the u.s. ambassador in japan says the united states is ready to help. >>> we'll continue to monitor that throughout the morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. tucker barnes with us here with a look at our forecast as we get things moving on a friday morning. >> good morning. much improvement today after last night got very interesting. we had severe thunderstorm warnings, a lot of heavy rain. all of that oust here and now we are looking at some sunshine. >> that will be good. >> quieter weather and spring- like conditions around here. we've been promising it all week. by tomorrow, it will be absolutely beautiful. we'll show you the rain moving on out of here. the heaviest rain still off to the east. we'll see more and more sunshine during the day today. a little later today, we'll see more clouds
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
as president obama works to assure americans there is no radiation risk in the u.s. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> we're going to get started at 6:00 thon friday as we look live over washington, d.c. this morning. it will be a nice one. temperatures already nice out there this mourn. it will be a great day. good morning, thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons. >>> i'm steve chenevey, thank you for being with us this friday morning. let's say good morning to tony perkins. >> good morning everybody. not a bad day on tap for us. let's take a look, get to it, your satellite-radar composite, no moisture or precipitation out there i should say. humidity levels 75, 76%. we do have clouds across the region this morning. i do think we will feature some clouds during the course of the day. will we see sunshine? yes, there will be clouds around as well. nothing in the way of precipitation for us during the day. off to the west you could see a little shower or two later on. temperature, i will pull this out for you. you can see the big picture, more clouds
FOX
Mar 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
this speech. defending his actions and explaining why this intervention matters to the united states. with u.s. tomahawk cruise missiles still launching off libya shores, president obama said he had little choice but to step in. >> and as president, i refused to wait for the images of slaughter and mass graves before taking action. >> reporter: libian leader gadhafi he said was on the eve of touching off a massacre. the president made his case at the national defense university before an audience filled with u.s. military leaders. nato, he said, has already taken away much of the u.s. burden in libya but the u.s. military is still playing an active role, helping libian rebels claw background lost to gadhafi forces. while the president calls gadhafi a tire ant who needs to leave, he said the military will stop short of forcing him out, comparing it to the war in iraq. >> regime change there took years and thousands of american and iraqi lives and a trillion dollars. that is not something we can afford to repeat if libya. >> reporter: and the president went to great lengths to frame libya as a h
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of people in shelters as u.s. family's struggle to get in touch with their loved ones. team coverage as families tried to reconnect. >> thousands of residents are losing their homes to foreclosures. the push for renters to know their rights. i am lisa robinson. that story coming up. yep, you can get a great deal on every volkswagen, including the 2011 jetta. awesome. plus it's an iihs top safety pick. even better. but they're going fast. so, i guess this is where you tell me i got to hurry or it's gone right? yep. going going gone. get it? it's funny. [ male announcer ] the volkswagen going going gone event. hurry in, and for a limited time while they last, get a 2011 jetta for $179 a month. visit vwdealer.com today. >> this actress remains in jail. she plays a drug assassin in hbo's "the wire." she claims she was not selling drugs. she says she has not turned into a life of crime. >> a surprising number, estimated 40% of all foreclosures are for an investor-and residential properties. thousands of renters are living in those houses. even though they pay rent, some are being kicked o
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
area and the u.s. navy moved warships further offshore to avoid radiation exposure. the quake generated a tsunami. rescuers continue to search. entire neighborhoods have been wiped out. in one area a ship ended up on top of a building. homeowners aren't sure where to begin. >> i don't have money. broken. >> reporter: the united nations is helping to coordinate disaster relief. millions are without food and water and aid workers are having trouble getting through. >> reporter: planes were headed for the japanese mainland. makeshift shelters are jammed. people have top stand in line for water. in many towns with grocery stores, the shelves are timing -- are emptying out. many cities are without electricity because the reactors are off line which means millions will have to spend another night in the cold. >> the us sent nuclear experts. insurance companies said this could be the second worst disaster behind hurricane katrina. >>> our complete coverage continues with mike hellgren. he spent the day at three mile island in pennsylvania with steps being take ton keep all of us safe. >> repor
ABC
Mar 3, 2011 6:00am EST
gunman or act of terror? two u.s. airmen dead after an attack at a german airport. a sign of spring. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. great to have you with us. 6:00 on this thursday, march 3. i am pamela brown. >> i am alison starling. thanks for joining us. time for traffic and weather. there's a water main break in alexandria, but let's begin with adam caskey in this crazy because of weather. >>> crazy in terms of temperatures. up again yesterday in the 60's. down again today. it's a roller-coaster ride that typical in march. beautiful outside this morning, but it is cold. 28 in the district, 19 in frederick, 21 in cumberland, 30 in lexington park. when you factor in the wind, it feels like we are in the teens. the sunshine will lock us into the low 40's this afternoon. for the high temperature downtown today. partly cloudy and cold tonight in the 20's. around 50 degrees tomorrow, garlic cloudy. chance of rain on sunday. now to lisa baden. >>> there's a crash. someone pulled over on the beltway. let's take you to liv
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
pressure from congress, president obama says the u.s. will reduce its involvement to a support role in the next few days. >>> 5:07, 41 degrees. >> still ahead a brutal attack on a woman and five children. a husband and father is facing charges. >> lindsay lohan returns to court again. does she make a decision that will keep her out of jail? and anothe >>> good morning. thanks for waking up with us. time for a check of traffic and weather every ten minutes. >> steve rudin is standing by with the latest on the weather. >>> i wish i had a better forecast in terms of milder temperatures. the good news is we will see a little sunshine later this afternoon. temperatures are chilly at 39 in gaithersburg and all the rain from last night is well to the east. there is a system moving across front royal and winchester. we expect this to break apart over the next few hours or so. i cannot rule out a chance of a few wet snowflakes to the north and west of the dc metro. not expecting accumulation. a little patchy fog at 9:00 in the morning temperatures in the mid to upper 40's. maybe it region ar
NBC
Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
turnaround because of the u.s. and our allies. muammar gaddafi's heavy weapons are being destroyed by coalition pilots. and the air tactic that was run by the u.s. will be commanded by nato. but many in congress warned president obama not to send u.s. ground troops to depose gaddafi, who said this today. >> yes, we want him out. no, we do not want to do it at the enormous costs of a million -- a military invasion. >> what is our mission in libya? what is at stake there? why are we in the third engagement in the middle east? >> lawmakers wanted a role in the advance -- in advance of the air war. >> this was not in our interest -- i want to know why we were not advised because this was not in our interest before we committed forces to the air war. >> i do not think it is vital for the u.s., but we clearly have interests there and it is part of a region that is of vital interest for the u.s. >> the region is in chaos with uprisings in syria, egypt, and the georgijordan offensive in libya has already cost about $1 billion. >> at the white house, i'm steve handelsman, wbal tv 11 news. >
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 4:00pm EST
>>> mass exodus. thousands of refugees run from violence and chaos in libya. >> while the u.s. turns up the heat. sending hundreds to the mediterranean sea. >> hi, everybody. i'm mary bubala. >> i'm kai jackson. here's what people are talking about. >>> civil war in libya. the libyan leader continues to insist his people love him. >> reporter: rebel forces are not backing down in the fight for control of libya. and a defiant moammar gadhafi is determined to crush the revolt. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton says the country risks sliding into a civil war. >> libya could become a peaceful democracy, or it could face protacted civil war, or it could descend into chaos. the stakes are high. >> reporter: clinton says the u.s. must lead the international response to the crisis. u.s. warships are headed to the region and america and its allies are discussing possible military options to prevent gadhafi from bombings had -- bombing his own people. >> we're obviously looking at a lot of options and contingencies. no plans have been made. >> reporter: britain is looking at order
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm EDT
on u.s. and japanese troops to help with the growing crisis at the nuclear plant. a third explosion and fire at the complex sent dangerous levels of radiation into the air. japan's prime minister is urging calm. but ordered 140,000 people living near the plant to seal themselves indoors. >> it's very traumatic. and the main thing is we don't know what to do. >> reporter: plant officials may ask military helicopters to helicopters to spray water on a fuel storage pond. so the rods inside don't release radiation. >> reporter: some have already been exposed to low levels of radiation. about 70,000 people within 12 miles of the plant have been evacuated. others outside that zone are also leaving. >> everyone is scared for their child's sake. and just trying to get their kids out first. >>> the head of the nuclear watchdog agency called the developments worrying. and said he's sending a team of experts to help. >> reporter: another powerful aftershock rocked japan as night fell. the scale of the destruction is already testing the country's limits. in the northeast, some 450,000 people ar
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
of the effort to help the island kingdom cope with the unrest. the move was conceived by the u.s. and warned that the u.s. and saudi arabia against the applying foreign troops. >> they were celebrating after the king ordered that more money was handed out. the king handed out $93 billion. there is widespread speculation that the move is to stave off unrest sweeping through the arab world. president obama is threatening military force if muammar gaddafi does not stop the violence. >> he met with leaders before making his address to the nation. >> president obama says the u.s. will not send in ground troops to libya but is prepared to act with its international partners. at the white house, stern words for the libyan government. >> these terms are not subject to negotiation. if gaddafi does not comply, the international community will impose consequences. they're warning of consequences if they do not stop attacks on the citizens. >> colonel gaddafi's refusal to hear the call up until now to halt violence against his own people has left us with no other choice than to pursue this course of act
NBC
Mar 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. >> state and u.s. officials held a round table to celebrate one year of health care reform. it was anley said active step forward for the health of marylanders. >> the u.s. has extended coverage to 262,000 people that did not have it before and half of them are children. >> the governor says the state will save an estimated $850 million and cut the number of marylanders living without health insurance in half by the year 2020. >> wine lovers, do not pop the corks just yet. a bill allowing consumers to get wind directly from the winery hit a roadblock in annapolis. >> david collins joins us with the latest period of >> they need a better corkscrew or something. concerns akey wrench passage and an exemption. direct wine shipments from a retail store is out, allowing winery's to mail your favorite vintages to your homes is still an option. it is part of a compromise that got this contentious piece of legislation to both the house and senate floors. but it may still wither on the vine, so to speak. both versions allow maryland consumers to order up to 18 cases of wine directly into their hom
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2011 2:00am EDT
than gaddafi. host: we will he coverage of the president's speech to the nation of the u.s. involvement in libya coming from the national defense university. live cerage at 7:30 p.m. eastern time, 4:30 p.m. on the west coast. for more details, go to our web span.org.uesc- next caller. caller: mike x brother in law as a retired navy cmdr. winners in this latest war is a military industrial complex. mike, you are a good spokesperson for t work complex. is there ever a program of conflict resolution? what if all of the people working for him on conflict resolution -- we have all of these people and putting troop on the ground. where is conflict resolution in this scenario? guest: i would argue that there has been a concerted effort to avoid escalating this problem in libya. we saw that early on when there was a great deal of complaining about the fact that we were not getting involved sooner. during the course of that, there was this conflict resolution effort. the problem is there was a drum beatrom both extremes sides. there was a call for a no-fly zone. some wanted to go out there immed
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 5:30pm EDT
of people who survived. two u-s search and rescue teams are on the ground to assist operations from dozens of otter countries. the 75 member u-s teams nclude at least 12 rescue dogs from los angeles. 3 "the united states will continue to offer any assistaace we can as japan recovers from multiple disasters and we will stand with the people of japan in the difficult days ahead." ahead." mmantime, the crisis continues at a japaense nuclear plant. an explosion earlier today tore thrrugh a building housing one of the reactors. 17 u-s military personnel returning to the u-s-s ronald reagan were exposed to low levels of radiation. 3 we'll continue to cover the disaster in japan. and you can learn more on our website. &p just log onto fox baltimor dot com and look for hot topics. and to see more video from the tsunami.. go to foxbaltimore dot com sllsh raw news. 3 how are the roads looking tonight?lauren cooo has our traffic edge report. report. maps-providence-liberty- fiber-back to maps 3 3 grammy.../ award ...winning sinners...// "bruno mars".../// and... the group.../
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 9:00am EDT
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NBC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
can. >> this is raising questions about the safety of nuclear power plants here in the u.s. they say 23 of the 104 reactors operating in this country have the same design as those at fukushima. they fear the u.s. is unprepared to respond to a nuclear disaster. >> power reactors are decades old. we have lots of problems with those reactors and problems that we do not have a regulatory structure that is on top of how dangerous those reactors are. >> the members of congress calling for a moratorium on new plants. >> we need to call a timeout and examine whether or non those safety features which are going to be necessary in the future are built into the new nuclear plants in our country. >> the chairman of the nuclear regulatory commission say nuclear plants in the u.s. are safe and are designed to withstand significant natural disasters including earthquakes and tsunami is. >> we will always take whatever steps necessary to ensure the safety and security of nuclear power plants in this country, but right now we believe we have a very strong program in place. >> do winehouse says the pr
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. as a backup plan, officials are checking to see if a drill can be used to dump water on the reactors. the u.s. is now telling american citizens living within 50 miles of the power plant to evacuate. radiation levels have risen in nearby towns and very slight increases have been detected as far away as tokyo. officials say it's not enough to be dangerous but many are avoiding the city. >> reporter: the security council held a moment of silence for japan. >> the u.s. is helping to coordinate relief effort. sending in aid and rescue efforts from around the world. >> reporter: brittish and rescue crews are searching for survivors. >> the train of access underneath. obviously, as you can see, very, very difficult conditions. >> crews continue to recover bodies from the wreckage. many times, family members are there. to mourn their loved ones. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> another nuclear crisis, as local experts are preparing for the worst. if a disaster hit the east coast. the situation in japan could play out here in maryland. wjz live, mike hellgren spoke out with the state's top le
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
officials are saying about u.s. involvement in libya. a live look now at the night sky in libya. a u.s. f-15 crashes today. and right now, an investigation is wrapping up. joel brown reports for wjz on what brought that plane down. >> reporter: all that is left of the f-15 that crashed in libya, is this burned-out shell. witnesses say the two american pilots who were ejected safely, were greeted as heroes. the pentagon blames equipment failure for the crash. the two pilots aren't badly hurt and are back in american hands. it's the first major loss that u.s. officials are calling a success. >> virtually all of our targets are isolated. >> reporter: they launched another 24 missile at gadhafi's compound today. and they extended the no-fly zone over eastern libya. the u.s. is eager to hand over control of the operation. >> a transfer within a few days is likely. >> reporter: it's still not clear just who the u.s. will turn over control to. either britain, france, or nato forces could take over. still, many rebels say the job is far from done. >> reporter: the loosely- organized group of rebels,
NBC
Mar 9, 2011 5:00pm EST
for the u.s. to become more involved. >> libyan rebels are moving towards tripoli but three weeks into their uprising, muammar gaddafi is hanging on. despite raveled the sense of fire, government warplanes and artillery helped gaddafi's forces retake one town held by the rebels. shells struck at a rebel-held oil facility. this is a reminder of how the war is driving a gasoline prices and the u.s.. president obama got a message from an oil state democrat and republican. grant more licenses, they say, for oil licenses in the gulf of mexico. >> we should not be so dependent on foreign sources of oil when our country is so rich in resources. >> what about military options? the commander in chief conferred with the u.k. prime minister. >> what i discussed with president obama is making sure that we plan for every eventuality including planning for a no-fly zone. >> now they should be grounded, says republican john mccain. >> every hour that goes by, innocent libyans are being attacked and massacred. >> without you win backing, europe is raring for a no-fly zone. -- without u.n. backing
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